Upgrading from 2.2.9 to 2.4.0 on Snow Leopard.

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Wed Jan 19 20:41:11 EST 2011

On Jan 19, 2011, at 7:21 AM, David Bergum wrote:

> John, might there be some kind of conflict with gconftool-2 installed by Fink in /sw/bin?  That is what my search paths find.
> Dave
> On Jan 15, 2011, at 6:59, David Bergum wrote:
>> Oops, yes the listserv ate the attachments.
>> I first get an offer from Gnucash-bin:
>> The configuration data used to specify default values for
>> GnuCash cannont be found in the default system locations.
>> Without this data GnuCash will still operate properly but it
>> May require some extra time to setup.  Do you wish to setup
>> the configuration data?
>> I click setup, and there are several options to add search paths to gconf.paths, which
>> is already updated.  Regardless which path I take, I end up with gconftool-2 throwing 
>> some kind of error: 
>> "Failed to execute child process 
>> "gconftool-2" (No such file or directory)
>> Didn't see any additional info in the syslog.
>> I am running from an administrative process.

I wouldn't have thought so, but if gconftool is getting invoked it isn't from the Gnucash bundle. Do you have a ~/.MacOS/environment.plist that adds /sw/bin to $PATH? 

John Ralls

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